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1 HOBO NICKELS BY XAVIER PIQUE

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12 Introduction Hobo Nickels- Carved Buffalo (IndianHead) Nickels Appeared about the same time as the Indian (Buffalo) nickel was issued. 1913 to 1938Buffalo Hobos- traveling men who worked for food, shelter or offered services http://www.hobonickels.org

13 Introduction Carved nickels could be traded for a meal a bath or money. The Indian's portrait- attractive canvas; way to kill time Hobos returned to society during the prosperity of the 1920's – then returned to the hobo life during the depression era Connection to Traveling Circus http://www.hobonickels.org

14 Typical Hobo Nickel Preserves date and some features of coin Carving on Obverse (usual) or Reverse Humorous or Playful Images Carvings vary from crude to masterful Unknown Carvers nicknamed by style

15 Uncarved Buffalo Nickel

16 Carvers Tools

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18 Typical Carving Steps

19 Nicknamed Artist Peanut Ear

20 Nicknamed Artist Telephone Ear

21 Nicknamed Artist No Neck

22 Nicknamed Artist Smoothie

23 Nicknamed Artist Flat Nose

24 Nicknamed Artist Traveler

25 Nicknamed Artist Traveler

26 Nicknamed Artist Traveler

27 Nicknamed Artist Dapper

28 Nicknamed Artist Big Nose

29 Nicknamed Artist Big Nose

30 Nicknamed Artist Heritage Hank

31 Nicknamed Artist Heritage Hank

32 Nicknamed Artist Hunchback

33 Nicknamed Artist Cactus Face

34 Nicknamed Artist Bowin

35 Nicknamed Artist Bowin

36 Nicknamed Artist Wildman

37 Nicknamed Artist Wildman

38 Nicknamed Carvers No Neck ~ GuidebookPeanut Ear ~ GuidebookRaymond ~ BT2006#3Rough Beard ~ GuidebookSchnozz ~ BT2007#1Smoothie ~ Tall Collar ~ BT2005#2Tall Ear ~ BT2003#1 Page7Telephone Ear ~ GuidebookThin Neck ~ BT2003#1 Page1Tiny Ear ~ BT2003#1 Page8Traveler ~ BT2005#2Tufty ~ GuidebookWild Man ~ BT2001#3Guidebook BT2006#3GuidebookBT2007#1BT2005#2BT2003#1 Page7GuidebookBT2003#1 Page1BT2003#1 Page8BT2005#2GuidebookBT2001#3 Apple Cheek ~ BT2003#1 Page6Beady Eye ~ BT2003#1 Page7Big Ear ~ BT2002#3Big Nose ~ GuidebookBowin ~ BT2006#1Bushy Beard ~ BT2003#1 Page6Cactus Face ~ BT2006#3Dapper ~ GuidebookFlat Nose ~ GuidebookHeritage Hank ~ BT2006#1Hunchback ~ GuidebookIch Kibibble ~ BT2003#1 Page1Long Nose ~ BT2003#1 Page6Needle Ear ~ GuidebookBT2003#1 Page6BT2003#1 Page7BT2002#3GuidebookBT2006#1BT2003#1 Page6BT2006#3Guidebook BT2006#1GuidebookBT2003#1 Page1BT2003#1 Page6Guidebook http://www.hobonickels.org/raycact.htm#cactus

39 Unknown Artist Unknown- Little Eva

40 Unknown Artist Little Eva

41 Unknown Artist Unknown (Steve Cox Coll.)

42 Unknown From Siberia

43 Named Artists

44 Shane Jameson

45 Named Artists Ralph J. Perrico http://www.rjpcoin.com/

46 Named Artists Perrico

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48 Named Artists Ralph J. Perrico

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55 Named Artists Ralph J. Perrico

56 Named Artists Steve Adams- Martyr of Liberty

57 Named Artists Ray Cover- War Chief Gall

58 Named Artists Mike Barbera

59 Named Artists Dick Sheehan

60 Named Artists Cliff Kraft

61 Named Artists Greg Ashbury

62 Named Artists John Belmonte

63 Named Artists Ron Haas

64 Named Artists Cinco De Arturo

65 Named Artists Sonny Carpenter

66 Named Artists Owen Covert

67 Named Artists W. Eddings

68 Named Artist Bill (Jameson) Zach

69 Named Artist Bill (Jameson) Zach

70 Named Artist Bill (Jameson) Zach

71 Named Artist Bill (Jameson) Zach

72 Named Artist J. Press (Steve Cox Coll)

73 Named Artist Derek Pegnall

74 Named Artist Derek Pegnall

75 Named Artist Bert Wiegand

76 Named Artist Tezera Ashagari (Kansas)

77 Named Artist Ashagari

78 Named Artist Joe Paonessa

79 Named Artist Steve Adams- Train of Thought

80 Named Artist Steve Cox

81 Carving on Reverse Unknown- Siberia

82 Carving on Reverse John Carter

83 Carving on Reverse Ron Landis

84 Carving on Reverse John Dorusa

85 Carving on Reverse Little Eva (Unknown)

86 Artistic Carvings

87 Artistic Mike Cirelli- Mary Magdalene

88 Artistic Ray Cover, Jr.

89 Artistic Bob Shamey

90 Artistic Dick Sheehan

91 Artistic Steve Adams

92 Artistic Sam Alfano

93 Artistic Jim Olivencia

94 Artistic Lee Griffiths

95 Artistic Ray Cover- On the Rise

96 Artistic Jim Olivencia

97 Artistic Jim Olivencia

98 Artistic Perrico

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100 Artistic Sonny Carpenter- Hotoae

101 Artistic Amy Armstrong- Babe Ruth

102 Gallery Mint Museum Issues Hobo Tokens

103 THE ORIGINAL HOBO NICKEL SOCIETY www.HoboNickels.org

104 Credits The Original Hobo Nickel Society http://www.hobonickels.org http://www.coinsite.com/content/faq/HoboNic kel.asp http://www.coinsite.com/content/faq/HoboNic kel.asp http://www.rjpcoin.com/ http://squirl.info/collection/show/314


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